Marble Company Goes to War” is another in a series of articles written by Mary
Fregosi about the Company. She opens this account with the Company having
completed one of their largest project, the Jefferson Memorial in 1941, and no
future project in sight.
solution arrived at was to switch to metal work and participate in war
production. This is the story of its conversion; the difficulties in finding
workers due to the draft; in retirees returning to work; and for the first time
including women in the work force.
culmination of this effort resulted in the Company receiving the Army-Navy “E
Award for excellence, a proud day with further honors in the future. As in her
previous articles Ms. Fregosi tells a fascinating tale accompanied by a variety